Patrick Roy

by Jack Ol 17 Jan,2017
Patrick Roy
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Patrick Jacques Roy
  • Birth Place Quebec City
  • Famous Name Patrick Roy
  • Father Michel Roy
  • Mother Barbara Miller-Roy
  • Net Worth $45 million
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Working For Colorado Avalanche
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Michèle Piuze (m. 1990–2003)
  • Divorce Yes
  • Children 3

Patrick Roy is a phenomenal name in the world of ice hockey. He is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. He also served as the former head coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has held plentiful goaltending records and counting for some monumental achievements in hockey.

Patrick Roy whose full name is Patrick Jacques Roy was born on October 5, 1965, and this makes his age 51 years at this time. As it is quite clear about his nationality he is Canadian. His ethnicity is white. His birth sign is Libra. Patrick Roy is considered one of the greatest goaltenders of all time. He also served as the general manager and head coach for the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

Patrick Roy was born in Quebec City, Quebec. He was born to Barbara Miller and Michel Roy. His father and mother both were athletes in youth. He showed his interests in hockey when he was 7 years old. He started his professional career with the Sherbrooke Canadiens of the American Hockey League.

Patrick Roy started his NHL career with Montreal Canadiens. He was drafted in the third round 51st overall in the 1984 NHL Entry draft. He played with Canadiens from 1984 to 1995. Later on, he was acquired by the Colorado Avalanche. On April 22, 2003, he played his career last game against the Minnesota Wild.

After getting retirement from his professional career, Patrick Roy went to join the Quebec Ramparts of the QMJHL as vice president of the hockey operations. On Sep 29, 2005, he achieved the position of general manager and was named head coach of the team. 

Patrick Roy married his long-time girlfriend Michele Piuze on June 9, 1990. They together have three children named Jonathan, Frederick, and Jana. His son Frederick and Jonathan played for the Quebec Remparts during Roy occupancy as head coach of the team. Currently, Jonathan is pursuing his career in music.

Patrick Roy and his wife Michele Piuze divorced in 2003. Currently, he is single and there is no woman in his life. It seems like he has not forgotten his lovable moments that he spent with Michele.

Patrick Roy has been part of controversy during his professional playing career. On Sunday, October 22, 2000, he was taken into custody for domestic violence and was released on $750 bail. He is a philanthropist. He is a significant donor to the Ronald McDonald House Charity. 

An eminent personality of the hockey world, Patrick Roy is widely respected for his outstanding contributions in the world of hockey. He has countless fans and followers on social networking sites. His estimated net worth is around $45 million.

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